Cittern by Hans Hermann Herb, Germany 1976
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A high quality "Halszither" or Cittern, copy of a baroque model bearing the original label: Hans Hermann Herb, Gitarren und Lautenbaumeister, Erlangen 1976, and a label bearing his signature. Very good condition, all original, solid spruce top, with a 3 layer carved wooden rosette, solid mahogany and flamed maple striped back and sides, maple neck with open peghead with a carved angel head on top, 8 rosewood pegs for 4 double strings, very good ebony fingerboard with very good frets, ivory nut and saddle, in orig. wooden luxury case, scale 48 cm, nut 4,3 cm.
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